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To see whether liquid in a can stays warmer for longer if it has twice the amount of the same insulation.

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Introduction

Heat Coursework Aim : To see whether liquid in a can stays warmer for longer if it has twice the amount of the same insulation. Factors of the heat of a can : 1. The material of the can. 2. The amount of liquid used. 3. The temperature of the liquid. 4. ...read more.

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I will then put an electronic thermometer in the water and measure which can cools down quicker. Prediction : I predict that the can with double the insulator will stay warmer for longer because there will be trapped warm air in between the two layers and there will be more material the warmth has to get through. ...read more.

Conclusion

Evaluation : The results that I have obtained I think are reliable, because there are no anomalous results and there were no mistakes made when performing the experiment. However I do not think my results are sufficient for a complete conclusion because the experiment was only done once and so not enough information was obtained. If I were to do this experiment again I would do it twice or three times and take the average. ...read more.

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